Pullover knitting patterns with cable details. Many of the patterns are free.
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Branching Paths Cable Sweater
Long-sleeved pullover with 2 8 row repeat cables that curve flattering on the front and back of the sweater. Sizes XS/S M L XL 2/3XL 4/5XL. Designed by Svetlana Avrakh for Yarnspirations. Bulky weight yarn.
Oversized Aran Pullover
Cabled sweater with a relaxed fit features multiple cable stitches. Use written instructions or charts. 2 Sizes: S-L (1X/2X) Finished Bust About 52 (60) in. (132 (152.5) cm). Designed by Vladimir Teriokhin. Worsted weight yarn.
Honeycomb Aran Sweater
Long-sleeved pullover with 3 types of cable pattern - a central 8 row repeat honeycomb panel framed by diamond cables and 4 row repeat braided cables. Sizes XS/S, M, L, XL, 2/3XL, 4/5XL. Worsted weight yarn. Written instructions or charts. Designed by Patons for Yarnspirations.
Short-sleeved pullover sweater with a stunning cable yoke and ribbed waist. Knit flat with the yoke knit separately. Sizes To Fit Bust: 82cm to 112cm. Designed by Debbie Bliss. Fingering weight yarn.
Split Hem Cable Pullover
Long-sleeved tunic sweater with a variety of cables described in both written instructions and charts. Sizes XS/S, M, L, XL. Designed by Patons. Bulky weight yarn.
Fringed Cable Sweater
Gorgeous statement pullover knit in 4 pieces with cable patterns including Diamond, Honeycomb, Braid, and Plait, and embellished with colorwork and fringe. Sizes S-L (1X/2X). Designed by Vladimir Teriokhin. Worsted weight yarn.
Stegner Cabled Sweater
This long-sleeved pullover features a cool faux layering double sleeve detail - the long sleeve is knit in a contrast colour and sewn into the cap sleeve. There are so many gorgeous details in this sweater including cable running down the back and a moss stitch diamond design on the upper sleeve. Sizes 36.5/40/45.25/50/55.25" finished bust. Designed by Stephanie Earp. Worsted weight yarn.
A stream of 3 cables flows from the collar to the hem of this long-sleeved sweater which also has braided cable details on the sleeves. Sizes Bust 83 (90, 96, 103, 108, 117, 122, 132, 142) cm. Designed by Mari Muinonen / tikru. Aran weight yarn. Available in English and Finnish.
Honeycomb Cabled Sweater
This long-sleeved pullover features a cabled panel framed by cable braids on an easy textured background. Sizes ranging from 37-50". Designed by Lea Petäjä for Novita. Worsted weight yarn.
This long-sleeved pullover with a cable down the front that separates contrasting stitch textures on each side - moss stitch on one side and a diagonal stitch on the other - that carries through to the sleeves. Sizes 32-34(36-38, 40-42, 44-46, 48-50)" 81-86(91-97, 102-107, 112-117, 112-127) cm. Designed by Emma Wright. DK weight yarn. A kit is also available.
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This long-sleeved relaxed pullover features a dramatic cable panel on the front that is carried into the high neck where is sits as a loose and comfortable turtleneck. Sizes Extra Small (Small, Medium, Large/1X, 2X, 3X, 4X). Designed by Amy Gunderson. Bulky weight yarn.
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Two Tone Cable Sweater
This long-sleeved pullover uses a lighter shade of yarn for the cables to make them stand out. Sizes small – XX large. Designed by Heather Lodinsky for Red Heart.
Lovely Cable Sweater
Long sleeved pullover features a neckline that blends into a casual cable. Sizes Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, 2X, and 3x. Quick knit in bulky yarn. Designed by Sandi Rosner for Red Heart.
8 Row Repeat Cable Sweater
Dramatic oversized long sleeved pullover with wide ribbed boat neck and overall cable pattern with just 2 rows of cable and 6 of stockinette in the repeat. Sizes XS, Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, XX-Large, and XXX-Large. Designed by Merri Fromm for Red Heart.
Wheat-Ear Cable Yoke Sweater
This long-sleeved raglan pullover features a sleek bodice and sleeves tthat flow into a yoke of delicate cables – a two-stitch twist alternating with a seven-stitch wheat ear. Finished Size 35 (40, 45, 50)” bust circumference. One of the patterns in the free ebook The Art of Cable Knitting: 7 Free Patterns. Designed by Pam Allen
This oversized pullover by Debbie Bliss is four knit pieces with minimal shaping, mostly stockinette with cable detail. Stitches are picked up for the turtleneck collar but you could leave it off. Pattern seems easy to me. S/M, M/L
Cable Luxe Tunic
This dramatic sweater designed for Lion Brand is a gorgeous addition to any wardrobe, featuring a beautiful cabled yoke and a slightly belled body and belled sleeves. SIZE: Small, Medium, Large, 1X, 2X in two lengths.
First Snow Sweater
This long-sleeved pullover is a quick knit in reverse stockinette and super bulky yarn. It features large 12 stitch cable out of several smaller cables that splits at the neckline to form a flattering wide v neckline. Designed by Naomi Odean for Knitty. XS [S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X]
Cable Yoke Pullover
12 row repeat cable and stockinette stitch A-line pullover worked mostly in the round. Worsted weight yarn. XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL) Designed by Tian Foley
Casual Cables Sweater
Long sleeved cable pullover features a stitch pattern that gives a flattering flare to the hem. Designed by Patons. Small, Medium, Large
Split Ends Pullover
This long sleeved sweater features figure-flattering cables that start at the neckline and curve to follow the seams with the acorset-style tie slit on one side. Designed by Nataliya Polyakov for Melody’s Makings, this sweater is free if you share the blog post. Extra Small, Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large. Pictured project by JuneJuly
Hooded Magnum Vest
Cabled pullover vest with hood is a quick knit in super bulky yarn. Designed by Susie Bonell for Cascade Yarns
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Ann E. Smith’s hooded long-sleeved pullover sweater features a large elegant cable on the front. Sizes S (M, L, XL, 2X)
Nadine’s Pullover & Hood
I love the drama of this sweater with separate matching hood by the Red Heart Design Team. The pullover features cables and is worked sideways in one piece from sleeve to sleeve.
Patterns for Purchase
In this long-sleeved sweater with pockets, matched shaping in the honeycomb cable panel and the moss-stitch panels moves a mirrored 4/4 cable seamlessly from front to back, to create a figure flattering outline along saddle shoulder, collar, bodice, and kangaroo pocket. Sizes 37 (41, 45, 48, 53, 56)" bust circumference. Sport weight yarn. Designed by Ashley Rao.
Long sleeved pullover with a wide turtle neck and gorgeously rich center cable. Knitted flat and seamed. Sizes To Fit Bust: 81cm to 117cm. DK weight yarn. Designed by Debbie Bliss.
Aran Cabled Sweater and 2 Cowls
Long sleeved pullover with large cables framed by smaller cables. Includes patterns for a Cabled Cowl and a Ribbed Cowl. Sizes To fit bust 32-50 inches. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Stylecraft.
Long sleeved pullover with swirling cables on front, back and sleeves and pretty moss-stitch details on front bodice and sleeve cuffs. Sizes 34 (37, 40, 43, 46, 50, 54)". Sport weight yarn. Designed by Carol Sunday.
Fisherman's Daughter Sweater
Long sleeved cabled pullover with brioche waffle center cable and lacey eyelet details.The fit is long and loose in the body balanced by a slender sleeve and a scooped neckline. Sweater is knit flat from the bottom up with seams. Sizes 34 (36, 40, 44, 47, 51, 55). Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Carol Sunday.
A shadow diamond cable dominates this A-line sweater with a curved flattering hem, and I-cord bands frame the bottom of the sweater, while garter stitches mark the sides and the round neckband. Sizes XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL). DK weight yarn. Designed by Linda Marveng.
River Braid Sweater
This relaxed fit long-sleeved pullover is very easy according to the designer. It’s knit in one piece sideways in garter stitch. A continuous double cable runs up the sleeve, and splits for shaping the neckline.
Oversized Cable Sweater
A quick and cozy knit sweater, designed with extra room for comfort in super bulky yarn. Sizes 30 (32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48) inches
This fitted long-sleeved sweater features Sand Cables that travel from the center towards each shoulder framing the center panel of double seed stitch, a rounded boat neck, and cables on the sleeves. DK weight yarn. Sizes XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL) Designed by Linda Marveng
This elegant and sophisticated sweater will elongate your torso and give your outfit a polished look. The cable patterns move across the bodice and then follow the raglan decreases to the yoke to form a curve around the body. Sizes S (M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL)
This sweater by Melissa LaBarre features a cowl neck, zigzag cables, and pockets at the seams. Sizes 34 (38, 42½, 46½, 50)”